$3,728

Avg. Federal Grant

$5,407

Avg. Federal Loan

$8,652,763

Total Aid Awarded

Westmoreland County Community College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.

43%

Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.

$8.653M

Financial Aid Official Website

https://westmoreland.edu/pages/future-students/financial-aid

As many as 80% of the students at WCCC get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $9,965,354 in a year. The total percentage of candidates applying to Westmoreland County Community College who receive the Federal Grant is 53%. On the other hand, 77% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 7% receive the Institution Grant, and 53% get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,531, while the same comes to $1,630 for State Grant receivers and $2,756 for Institution Grant awardees. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $3,727. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. At Westmoreland County Community College, the percentage of candidates who opt to avail of student loans is around 51%.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

59%

State Grant Aid

30%

Institution Grant Aid

8%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid

$3,728

State Grant Aid

$1,361

Institution Grant Aid

$2,736

Pell Grant

$4,184

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000

$5,135

$30,001 - $48,000

$4,546

$48,001 - $75,000

$2,549

$75,001 - $110,000

$477

Over $110,000

$361

Student Loans for Westmoreland County Community College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.

$5,607/Year

Students Taking Out Loans

49%

Loan Default Rate

16.5%

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